Laura Davis

Laura Davis

Laura Davis

15 Timberline Drive San Antonio, Texas 66554

laura@writersresidence.com

(512) 555-1212

http://lauradavis.writersresidence.com

I am a bike-obsessed freelance writer with experience in competitive racing, travel and sports nutrition. I’m available to write articles, race reports, web content, and pretty much anything related to cycling.

Qualifications

Writing: Professional writer with over five years experience in newspaper, online and business writing with credits including The Austin Gazette, Hill Country Cyclist, and The Active Traveler

Editing: Proofreader and copy editor for numerous publications and websites, including Texas Bike Commuter, Pro Race Press, and CycleSavvy.com.

Internet and Desktop Publishing: Page layout with QuarkXPress and Adobe Illustrator; Web skills in HTML, CSS, Java, and Javascript; fluent in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Publications

  • Armstrong's Austin. Hill Country Cyclist. October 17, 2003
  • Two Wheels to the West Coast. Freedom Press. 2001
  • Title Could Be Anyone's. Tri Sport Magazine. 2000

Work History

Freelance Writer
May 1997 — Present

Journalism

  • Freelance writer with credits including The Austin Gazette, Hill Country Cyclist, and The Active Traveler. I am also the author of a travelogue, Two Wheels to the West Coast.

Copywriting

  • In addition to writing for magazines and newspapers, I also do freelance copywriting work for numerous businesses, primarily in the sports industry.
  • In this capacity, I've written brochures, marketing material, website copy and business documents.

Owner/Manager, Cycle Surgeon
August 1990 — May 1997

Primary owner of award-winning Austin bike shop; responsible for all aspects of hiring, accounting, store management, supply and pricing.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Sports Therapy
University of Texas, May 1989, Magna Cum Laude